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in the second. and so does joe biden against paul ryan in kentucky. >> it's all about the undecided voters. we have one more jobs report after this one. let's assume that the economy remains tepid and growing slowly. how much does a small drop in the unemployment rate help undecided voters? >> it creates a psychological barrier, breaking below 8%. and the issue is less the actual number than the trend. and the fact is we're moving in the right direction. not as fast as some folks would like. but it gives reason for hope. again, this is a statistical tallsman that tells people we're moving in the right direction. >> talk about the vice presidential debate coming up this thursday. is that likely to have any impact on the interior of this race? >> it could have one. if paul ryan wins this debate, that gives the romney camp a strong argument. mitt romney trying to move towards the center. there's going to be a lot of fireworks. you have a policy wonk in paul ryan. you have joe biden who is everyone's uncle, for better or worse. >> who knows what he'll say? >> every little bit matters. 30 days away
to bring up tonight. a gaffe by vice president joe biden, where he said the middle class has been buried for the last four years. >> reporter: that's right. vice president biden tried to clean up those remarks later in the day, saying he was referring to the middle class being buried by tax policies and economic policies put in by republicans, ones that romney and ryan want to go back to. but criticism of what's happened to the middle class over the last four years is one that ryan and romney jumped on. >> matthew dowd, what is a win for each candidate tonight? let's start with mitt romney. >> mitt romney has to show up and be confident, compassionate and connect with the audience. but really, he has to put the president on the defensive. he's got to return the race to a referendum on the president, not a referendum on himself. >> and the president? >> i think the president's all about his mannerisms and his style at this point. i think he can't come across as irritable. he can't come across as impatient. he's got to act like he wants to be there, maybe with a lot of smiles. he can't com
. invoking vice president biden's own word for what has happened to the middle class. >> under the president's policies, middle-income americans are being buried. they're being crushed. >> reporter: and attacking the president's health care bill. >> i don't know how he could come into office, facing 23 million people out of work, and spend his energy and passion fighting for obama care, instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> reporter: the obama campaign felt good about moments when the president directly addressed voters, looking into the camera to assail what he described as romney's plan for medicare vouchers. >> if you're 54, 55, you might want to listen. this will affect you. >> reporter: and faulting his challenger for being too vague in his plans to replace health care and wall street reform bills. >> at some point, the american people have to ask themselves, is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? is it because that somehow middle-class families are going to benefit too much from them? no. >> reporter:
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